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Saskia Watts

Saskia Watts is a Marketing Manager for VitalSource EMEA and APAC, focusing on helping both institutions and publishers deliver effective, affordable, and accessible learning materials to students. Prior to joining VitalSource, Saskia worked at Lightning Source, aiding in the marketing of Ingram’s print on demand offerings. She also attended Oxford Brookes University, where she studied Publishing Media.

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Student engagement and learning outcomes online: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Saskia Watts on November 12, 2020

How does eTextbook use impact on grade outcomes? Our research, carried out with Kaplan Open Learning (KOL) and Shift Learning, examines the relationship and provides actionable insights.

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Change one thing – how to enhance your video lectures: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Saskia Watts on November 05, 2020

Getting to grips with what may be a new way of teaching for you, can be overwhelming. When planning your video lectures, live or pre-recorded, it can be helpful to try one new technique, or incorporate one new feature of the tech you’re using each time. This way, it is easier to gauge the ease of use and efficacy for yourself and your students.

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Change one thing – navigating within your eTextbook: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Saskia Watts on October 22, 2020

Using new tech can be stressful, whether it's getting used to a new mobile phone or incorporating online tools into your teaching. One key tip is to be prepared by getting hands-on experience. This will help you get comfortable with the technology you are using, making you more confident, and your teaching more engaging.

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Getting your students started: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Saskia Watts on October 15, 2020

Whilst the period of emergency online teaching is over, the reality of the new normal is still sinking in for a lot of people – from lecturers and librarians, to parents and students. With Jisc’s Student digital experience insights survey 2020 finding that “more needs to be done to develop students’ digital capabilities and confidence”, what steps can you put into place to ensure your students get off on the right foot?

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Perspectives: Climbing the accessibility mountain… or using the ski lift (Webinar write up)

Posted by Saskia Watts on September 17, 2020

Were you unable to attend the Climbing the accessibility mountain… or using the ski lift webinar moderated by Becky Hartnup, and hosted by Alistair McNaught? The main points have been summarised here, along with the answers to any questions you may have around creating an accessible syllabus, and digitally inclusive learning experience.

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